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Portentious

Ominous.

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Farcical

Ridiculous.

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Gamut

Range.

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Abstemious

Temperate.

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Abrogate

Repeal.

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Exigency

Emergency.

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Epicurean

Sensuous.

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Intaglio

Lowered design.

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Artifice

Tricky.

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Abbreviated

Shortened; made briefer.

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Acrimonious

Caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior, etc.

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Antagonized

To make hostile or unfriendly; to make an enemy.

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Antithesis

Opposition, contrast.

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Aqueous

Of, like, or containing water.

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Baleful

Pernicious.

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Benign

Having a kindly disposition; gracious.

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Botched

v. To spoil by poor work.
n. A clumsy or poor piece of work.

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Capricious

Erratic, unpredictable.

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Censured

A strong or vehement expression of disapproval.

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Commendable

Worthy of praise.

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Comradely

Friendly.

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Corrosive

Harmful or destructive.
Sharply sarcastic; caustic.

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Cosmology

The branch of astronomy that deals with the general structure and evolution of the universe.

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Diffuse

To spread or scatter out widely or thinly; disseminate.

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Dispirited

Discouraged; gloomy.

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Distended

Increased (in size/volume); expanded; dilated.

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Enervated

Without vigor, force, or strength; languid.

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Exalted

Raised or elevated, in rank or character; noble.

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Extolled

To praise highly; laud; eulogize.

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Feasible

Accomplished; probable; suitable.

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Fervent

Hot, burning, glowing; expressing intense feeling.

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Fortuitous

Accidental; lucky, or fortunate.

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Idiosyncrasies

Characteristic.

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Illusory

Deceptive; misleading; unreal.

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Inarticulate

Not fully expressed or expressible.

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Indecipherable

Incomprehensible; illegible.

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Industrious

Hardworking, diligent.

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Irrefutable

That cannot be disproved.

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Lament

To mourn or grieve deeply.

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Lionized

Celebrated.

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Machinations

Maneuvers or plots.

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Malice

Resentment, repugnance.

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Mediated

Brought to an agreement.

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Miffed

Displeased, chagrined.

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Mollified

Pacified or soothed.

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Myopic

Able to see things near at hand; presbyopic, nearsighted.

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Nonplussed

Confused, perplexed.

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Perpetuated

To make everlasting.

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Premeditated

Done deliberately; planned in advance.

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Rue

To feel sorrow over; regret bitterly.

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Ruses

Tricks, artifices.

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Scruples

A very small portion or amount.

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Shrewd

Keen, clever.

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Soluble

Capable of disintegration.

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Somber

Gloomily dark, grave.

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Stealthy

Quiet and secretive; furtive.

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Suffuse

To spread out.

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Tenebrous

Dark, ominous.

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Unkempt

Disheveled, untidy.

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Utopian

Imaginary, ideal.

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Vilify

To criticize very harshly.

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Virulent

Intensely noxious.